After Darwin: Animals, Emotions, and the Mind (Clio Medica, by PDF

'What is emotion?' meditated the younger Charles Darwin in his notebooks. How have been the sentiments to be positioned in an evolutionary framework? And what mild may possibly they shed on human-animal continuities? those have been one of the questions Darwin explored in his study, assisted either by means of an acute feel of statement and a unprecedented capability for fellow feeling, not just with people yet with all animal lifestyles. After Darwin: Animals, feelings, and the brain explores questions of brain, emotion and the ethical feel which Darwin unfolded via his learn at the actual expression of feelings and the human-animal relation. It additionally examines the level to which Darwin's principles have been taken up via Victorian writers and pop culture, from George Eliot to the Daily News. Bringing jointly students from biology, literature, heritage, psychology, psychiatry and paediatrics, the quantity offers a useful reassessment of Darwin's contribution to a brand new knowing of the ethical feel and emotional lifestyles, and considers the pressing clinical and moral implications of his principles this day.

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Waugh notes the potential of the ‘naturalistic’ turn to support the kinds of aesthetic experience advocated by many modern creative artists and movements, and helpfully argues that an acknowledgement of a more central role for the sensory and the affective organs in the processes of rational cognition is commensurate with modernist perspectives. On Darwin’s sympathetic imagination see Paul White in this collection; see also Levine, Darwin Loves You: Natural Selection and the Re-Enchantment of the World (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006), chapter 7.

22 Darwin and Interdisciplinarity 52 53 54 55 Clayton, ‘Planning for the Future by Western Scrub-Jays’, Nature, 445 (2007), 919–21. Elizabeth V. Hallinan and Valerie A. Kuhlmeier, ‘Ontogeny, Phylogeny, and the Relational Reinterpretation Hypothesis’, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31 (2008), 138–9. See, for example, Louis M. Herman, Robert K. Uyeyama, and Adam A. Pack, ‘Bottlenose Dolphins Understand Relationships Between Concepts’, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31 (2008), 139–40. See also Louis M.

230 (emphasis in original). This instance is given as first use in the Oxford English Dictionary. For Wilson’s use, see Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge (London: Knopf, 1998). uk/ entry-4232f (accessed 3 July 2012). uk/entry-4874 (accessed 3 July 2012). Darwin, On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life (London: John Murray, 1859), 484. uk/entry-2464 (accessed 3 July 2012). Grant Allen, ‘Obituary: Charles Darwin’, Academy, 21 (1882), 306.

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